Musculoskeletal Ultrasound For Equine Practitioners A 2-Day Practical Day
VetPD - Veterinary Professional Development
Date: Friday 5th May, 2023 - Saturday 6th May, 2023
Start time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Duration: 2 hour(s)
This course has been designed to equip the equine practitioners with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to make the most of their abilities and ultrasound machine, in the diagnosis and treatment of frequently encountered equine musculoskeletal conditions affecting the front- and hindlimbs. This course is suitable for all vets aiming to improve their knowledge and skills in this area, as the practical sessions will be adapted to the attendees’ skill levels.
The course will run over two days, with a focus on highly illustrated lectures which will be systematically approached:
How to get the most out of your ultrasound machine
Flexor Tendons & Check Ligaments
Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath & Annular Ligament
Suspensory Ligament – Frontlimb vs. Hindlimb
Fetlock Joint Region
Heel & Pastern Region
Carpus & Carpal Sheath
Elbow & Shoulder Joint
Tarsus & Tarsal Sheath
Stifle Joint Region
Hip Joint & Pelvis
The speakers will be sharing invaluable tips/tricks and pearls of wisdom with the attendees during the 7 hours of practical sessions in small groups (2 – 4 vets per ultrasound machine) on live horses. Each attendee will be able to extensively hone his/her practical skills at the following practical stations:
Ultrasound of the Metacarpus
Digital Flexor Tendon Sheath & Fetlock Region
Ultrasound of the Frog, Heel Bulb & Pastern
Tarsus, Tarsal Sheath & Proximal Metatarsus
Stifle Joint Region
The course fee includes hot lunches, coffee/tea breaks, extensive electronic course notes and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions). Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available due to the highly practical nature of this course.
Who is it for?
Qualified Vets. Discounted prices available for: Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Students, Veterinary Interns and Residents.
Alex YoungBVSc (Hons I), Dipl.ACVR, Dipl.ACVR-EDIMyra BarrettDVM, MS, Dipl.ACVR, Dipl.ACVR-EDISue JonesMVB, MANZCVS, Dipl.ACVSMR
For Lectures: 302 Grandview RoadPullenvaleQueensland4069
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